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(Reuters) – Myanmar was set for more street protests on Wednesday against military rule while Indonesia’s efforts steer a path out of the crisis with the help of other Southeast Asian countries appeared to falter with a proposed diplomatic visit scrapped.
FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 22, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
This week saw huge rallies and a general strike on Monday to denounce the military’s Feb. 1 coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, despite a warning from authorities that confrontation could get people killed.
On Tuesday, gatherings were smaller overall but a rally by members of members of different ethnic minorities was taking place in the commercial hub of Yangon, with civil servants from the energy ministry joining in…